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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Veteran Status

Which of the following best describes your service in the United States military?*

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  Total
Respond.#
On active duty In the National Guard/Reserve Unit Retired Medically Discharged Discharged (Non-medical)
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 937 47 6.6 4.9- 9.0 23 3.6 2.2- 5.7 143 13.6 11.5-16.2 40 4.4 3.1- 6.3 684 71.7 68.2-75.0
GENDER
Male 839 35 6.0 4.2- 8.4 19 3.5 2.1- 5.9 134 14.1 11.8-16.9 32 3.9 2.6- 5.8 619 72.5 68.8-75.9
Female 98 12 13.7 7.5-23.7 4 4.4 1.6-11.4 9 8.5 4.3-15.9 8 9.8 4.8-18.9 65 63.7 52.6-73.5
RACE
White 791 37 6.4 4.5- 9.0 13 2.5 1.3- 4.8 123 14.6 12.1-17.4 33 4.3 3.0- 6.1 585 72.2 68.5-75.6
African American 122 5 4.4 1.6-11.5 7 5.5 2.2-13.1 18 12.1 7.2-19.7 7 6.2 2.5-14.2 85 71.7 61.7-80.0
Other 21 5 21.5 8.1-46.1 2 9.7 2.0-35.7 1 2.5 0.3-16.3 0 0.0 . - . 13 66.3 41.1-84.8
HISPANIC
Yes 17 3 23.9 7.5-54.9 1 5.8 0.8-32.6 1 2.2 0.3-14.7 2 5.2 1.2-20.2 10 62.9 34.4-84.6
No 914 44 6.1 4.4- 8.4 22 3.5 2.1- 5.7 142 14.1 11.9-16.7 37 4.3 3.0- 6.2 669 71.9 68.4-75.2
AGE
18-24 20 10 46.3 24.4-69.7 3 25.7 8.3-56.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 14.0 4.8-34.5 3 14.1 4.2-38.2
25-34 83 20 19.7 12.3-30.0 7 9.1 4.2-18.7 1 2.9 0.4-17.6 9 11.0 5.1-21.9 46 57.4 44.9-69.0
35-44 124 15 15.9 9.4-25.6 11 8.4 4.2-15.8 7 5.9 2.7-12.5 4 3.0 1.1- 8.2 87 66.8 56.7-75.6
45-54 165 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 2 1.3 0.3- 5.1 33 17.9 12.4-25.0 5 2.9 1.2- 7.1 124 77.7 70.1-83.8
55-64 209 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 35 17.1 12.4-23.3 9 3.5 1.8- 6.8 165 79.4 73.0-84.5
65+ 331 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 0 0.0 . - . 67 18.9 14.7-23.9 9 2.9 1.4- 5.9 254 78.1 72.8-82.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 50 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 48 97.9 91.2-99.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 257 9 4.3 2.1- 8.8 5 3.3 1.1- 9.3 33 11.7 8.1-16.6 15 6.3 3.7-10.5 195 74.4 67.6-80.2
Some Post-H.S. 310 25 10.9 7.3-16.1 9 4.5 2.2- 9.0 56 16.0 12.0-21.1 15 5.0 2.7- 9.0 205 63.5 57.0-69.6
College Graduate 319 13 5.0 2.7- 9.1 9 3.5 1.6- 7.2 53 14.9 11.3-19.4 9 2.8 1.4- 5.5 235 73.9 68.1-78.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 68 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.4 1.5-23.7 3 4.1 1.1-14.5 62 89.5 74.1-96.2
$15,000- $24,999 117 11 13.1 7.1-22.9 2 1.9 0.5- 7.3 14 12.2 6.6-21.4 9 7.5 3.8-14.2 81 65.4 54.8-74.6
$25,000- $34,999 122 9 9.7 4.8-18.7 3 4.2 0.9-17.0 16 9.3 5.6-15.2 7 4.5 2.0- 9.9 87 72.3 61.9-80.7
$35,000- $49,999 174 15 10.1 5.9-16.9 3 1.9 0.6- 6.5 35 17.7 12.5-24.5 7 6.1 2.6-13.9 114 64.1 55.5-71.8
$50,000+ 369 11 4.7 2.5- 8.7 13 5.2 2.7- 9.6 59 14.5 11.1-18.6 11 3.1 1.7- 5.7 275 72.5 66.9-77.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 45 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.7 0.4-17.0 6 12.0 5.3-24.8 2 4.7 1.0-18.9 36 80.6 65.8-90.0
Appalachia II 86 0 0.0 . - . 5 7.6 2.8-19.2 10 10.0 5.2-18.5 5 5.4 2.0-14.0 66 77.0 65.2-85.6
Appalachia III 70 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 2 9.0 2.1-31.5 11 14.0 6.9-26.5 2 2.0 0.5- 7.9 54 74.3 58.0-85.8
Catawba 53 1 4.9 0.7-27.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 10.5 3.5-27.6 1 1.6 0.2-10.9 47 82.9 64.7-92.8
Edisto Savannah 72 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 10 13.9 6.5-27.2 4 5.3 2.0-13.6 57 79.2 66.0-88.2
Low Country 57 5 12.5 4.9-28.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 12.9 6.2-24.9 2 3.2 0.8-12.4 42 71.3 56.1-82.9
Palmetto 158 8 6.0 2.7-12.8 3 2.8 0.9- 8.5 38 21.6 15.5-29.3 13 9.3 4.9-17.1 96 60.3 51.2-68.7
Pee Dee 59 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.2 2.1-26.9 5 6.6 2.5-16.0 3 4.5 1.2-14.8 48 80.7 65.3-90.3
Trident 144 16 16.1 9.7-25.5 6 3.6 1.5- 8.3 30 16.7 11.4-23.7 6 4.8 2.1-10.7 86 58.9 49.2-67.8
Upper Savannah 36 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.5 0.5-21.0 1 2.7 0.4-16.8 0 0.0 . - . 34 93.9 78.2-98.5
Waccamaw 92 1 2.0 0.3-12.7 1 2.9 0.4-17.7 13 13.3 7.6-22.4 0 0.0 . - . 77 81.8 70.7-89.3
Wateree 60 15 25.0 15.0-38.6 0 0.0 . - . 7 10.6 5.0-21.3 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7 37 62.9 49.1-74.9

* This question is asked only of respondents who have ever served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces, either in the regular military or in a National Guard or military reserve unit

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
Palmetto: Fairfield, Lexington, Newberry, Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter

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